Sharing a Love of Nature Gallery

Summer Camp 720

Throughout the year, we offer diverse and engaging educational opportunities for children of all ages. From school plantings to summer camps, we share our love of the outdoors with kids inside and outside the classroom.

These galleries show just some of the fun we have while learning about our Island woods. Whether hiking through the woods, planting rare native shrubs, or making an owl mask, our educational activities provide kids with the opportunity to laugh, learn, and fall in love with nature!

Summer Nature Camps


Bushcraft Camps


Any and all aspiring young artists! Do you have wonderful paintings inspired by the woods or fields? Are you inspired by the wings of a butterfly or the feathery limbs of the hemlock? If you have a piece of nature inspired artwork that you’d like to submit so that we can show it off on our website, then please, with the help of a parent, scan your beautiful creation and email it to us!

Wonderful artwork can be sent to:


the Macphail Woods Ecological Forestry Project

C/O Gary Schneider

PO Box 11

Belfast, PE

C0A 1A0


Upcoming Events

9:00 am Becoming a Naturalist Week 1
Becoming a Naturalist Week 1
Jul 3 @ 9:00 am – Jul 7 @ 3:00 pm
This camp builds on the camper’s ability to encounter and describe the natural world. They will use journals, collecting equipment, and take part in many fun activities that will expand their understanding of how to
9:00 am Young Ecologists Week 1
Young Ecologists Week 1
Jul 10 @ 9:00 am – Jul 14 @ 3:00 pm
This camp will begin to introduce the campers to the amazing complexity of our native Acadian forests. They will dissect owl pellets, take part in forest restoration planning and plantings and develop their understanding of
2:00 pm Forest Restoration Workshop
Forest Restoration Workshop
Jul 15 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Forest Restoration Workshop @ Macphail Woods Nature Centre | Vernon Bridge | Prince Edward Island | Canada
The Forest Restoration workshop offers alternatives to clear-cuts and plantations, and other ideas on how to improve the health of Island forests. It starts with a presentation in the Nature Centre and then participants will